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BOILER OPERATOR

The Boiler Operator is responsible for operating and maintaining boilers, chillers, and related equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and

Class Code:

S041C

Job Grade:

GS05

Special Job Requirements:

0

Typical Functions:

Conducts regular inspections of facilities to check gauges, turn boilers on/off, set temperatures, and treat water with chemicals. Cleans water filters to allow unobstructed flow of water into treatment tanks and adjusts the flow of water by regulating valves. Records gauge readings, such as pressure and temperature. Collects samples of water and performs simple chemical tests, using meters to monitor condition of water and bleeds water and gas regulators as needed. Cleans chemical feeders, adjusts flow gauges, and fills with proper chemicals to be added into water. Checks oil and grease levels on pumps. Performs minor maintenance on boilers and other equipment. Changes filters, bearings, belts, and oil in various heating and cooling systems. Cleans boiler rooms and paints boilers as needed. Assists in the disassembling and reassembling of boilers and air conditioning equipment for inspection, cleaning, and minor maintenance. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the maintenance and operation of low pressure boilers. Ability to evaluate operating and maintenance problems with boilers and related equipment and determine solutions. Ability to perform minor maintenance on boilers and heating/air conditioning equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in the operation of low pressure boilers.

Required Certificates:

Must be certified as a Low Pressure Boiler Operator by the Department of Labor â€Â“ Boiler Inspection Division in accordance with ACA 20-23-404.

Exempt:

N
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